GOOGLE HAS OFFICIAL introduced models Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, both of which had exactly zero surprises.
Due to the huge number of leaks that arose after Google's launch, little has been revealed for the company. As expected, the sport duo flagship is larger than last year in the 5.5-inch and 6.3-inch models, running Android OS 9.0 OS and offering the first two front-facing cameras and wireless charging for the first time.
We've reviewed everything you need to know about the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL tools below.
You can also check our full Google Pixel 3 XL review.
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Pixel 3 and 3 XL are pre-available and will now be sent to Blighty on November 1.
At the time of writing, some Pixel 3 XL models were sold, the terms of which are now listed as "three to four weeks". Includes all the new "No Pink" and 128GB versions of black and white versions.
Here in the UK, Pixel 3 will cost £ 739 with 64GB of memory and £ 839 with 128GB of storage. The Pixel 3 XL will cost £ 869 and £ 969 with 64GB and 128GB of memory.
O2 began receiving pre-orders. It offers Pixel 3 from £ 43 a month and Pixel 3 XL from £ 45 a month, with a prepaid cost of £ 30.
On EE's website, Pixel 3 can be picked up at £ 10 for a £ 58 pence contract, while Pixel 3 XL will replace £ 20 for £ 63.
Three are Pixel 3 whipping from £ 41 a month with a prepaid price of £ 99, and a larger Pixel 3 XL from £ 47 a month with the same cost in advance.
With Sky Mobile, the price per pixel 3 starts from £ 35 a month and from Pixel 3 XL per month to £ 40 a month.
Vodafone offers Pixel 3 from £ 58 per month with a prepaid price of £ 49 and a larger Pixel 3 XL for £ 62 per month with the same fee of 49 crowns.
12.11.18: Pixel 3 and 3 XL camcorders suffer from overheating that causes cell phones to shut down completely during charging. As he says 9to5Google, users have taken to the social media to complain about stupidity and run away that the problem is triggered when the phone performs juiced action.
Users have been notified that they are "warming up" and that some features will be "limited when the phone is cooled down", and then slowing down the charging speed. For some, it turns off completely, the "Heat-Off Telephone" message, which appears after it's restarted.
Google was not yet supposed to comment on this issue.
30/10/18: The special but also cheerful bug is equipped with Pixel 3 XL s, two slots (below).
As he says Android Police, several users noticed errors that accidentally add a side notch to the Pixel 3 XL screen. Fortunately, according to Reddit users who have experienced a malfunction, the virtual notch will disappear after the device restarts.
Google is also aware of the problem when it tells Android Police that the fix will soon come.
24. 10. 18: The Pixel 3 and 3 XL models only support fast wireless charging in Google-approved accessories that have been detected. Android Police that only the official Google Pixel stand supports fast 10W wireless charging, while third-party products are stored at slower 5W charging speeds, even when 10W are capable.
He got a spoon from a confused Pixel 3 owner who recently bought an Anker 10W charger to reach only 5W of speed. Anker confirmed the bad news and said their testing attributed to a reduction in Google's capacities.
"Google's official wireless charger can provide 10 watts for newly released Pixel 3 and Pixel XL 3, but according to our Pixel engineer, we set limitations for third-party charging accessories and we fear that our fast wireless charger can only provide 5 watts for these 2x equipment, "said the maker of accessories.
Google then confirmed it, but said in a statement that it is working with parents to obtain 10W fast chargers certified for use with Pixel 3 technology.
23/10/18: Just days after it was discovered that Google Pixel 3 smartphones suffer from a photo removal error (below), users complain that 3 XL speakers create buzzing or distorted sound. The problem, which seems to be limited to Google's flagship, affects a large number of users who suggest that low to medium frequencies are particularly problematic.
"So I absolutely loved my new pixel 3 XL, but it seems like it's fuzzy on the speakers on it," wrote one Reddit user. "It sounds like an almost electrical distortion, he noticed it from day one."
Another winked, "My speaker sounds like low-volume shit, almost like buzzing at the bottom, and the sound varies according to how I touch the rear glass."
Google has not yet commented, but users speculate that the problem is hardware-related, which means that replacement devices may be the only solution.
22/10/18: Earlier adopters of Pixel 3 and 3 of Google complain that there is a problem with the camera that does not store images. A problem that also affects Pixel 2 and 2 XLs by Reddit thread occurs when a user takes a photo using Google Camera and switches to another application or instantly locks the handset. Some users speculate that the bug is related to the Android Doze battery storage feature, as the shutdown seems to have solved the problem for several people. Google has not yet commented on this error.
18. 10. 18: Google has announced a new security chip Titan M inside its Pixel 3 and 3 XL smartphones. In a blog post, the company explains that the chip is derived from the Titan chip used in the Google Cloud data centers and is trying to bring hardware-resistant "tamper-resistant" hardware to its latest flagship.
Titan M is integrated into the Verified Boot process, explains Google, which prevents malicious attacks from moving your device to an outdated version of Android that attempts to unlock boot loaders. It also provides screen lock and, after successful validation, allows Titan M to decrypt. Titan M is also used to secure transactions in third-party applications.
For third-party applications, Titan M can now use the StrongBox KeyStore API to generate and store private keys in Titan M.
"The Google Pay Team is actively testing these new Transaction Security APIs," Google said, pointing out that for applications that rely on user interaction, Titan M allows Android 9 to be protected, which is the first device to do so.
17/10/18: Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL were announced last week and, of course, iFixit is quickly ripped off. Most interestingly, teardown reveals that a large Google flagship manufactures Samsung's AMOLED screen, which confirms that LG has undoubtedly been excluded as a display company's supplier. Elsewhere, I will fix it the team has come to the new Google Titan M Security chip, the same Pixel Visual Core as Pixel 2 XL. Overall, the Pixel 3 designer, who included a "large amount of glue" with a slight red score of four out of ten, was goodbye.
9/10/18: Google has not surprised anyone by running the Pixel 3 and 3 XLs, which are exactly what you expected.
Android Pie duo sport 5.5in 1080×2160 and 6.3in 1440×2960 OLED displays, respectively, from the 5in and 6in screens found on last year's flagship Google. The Pixel 3 XL also introduces the first time for the first time in a sporting experience that fits for the iPhone X, while Pixel 3 opts for an older school without a cover.
The notch was introduced to fit two front-facing microphones that include standard and wide-angle lenses. Around the back, however, Google has locked a single 12.2 megapixel camera to cover the dual and sometimes triple industrial trends.
While this may sound somewhat fuzzy on paper, Google says its new Night Sight, which will be accepted as a software update later this year, captures naturally-looking photos in the dark without flash and will be discarded as part of a software update later in this year.
Under the hood, Pixen 3 and 3 XL Qualcomm 10nm Snapdragon 845, paired a new Google Titan M security chip, 4GB of RAM and a choice of 64GB or 128GB of built-in storage. Two headphones also support wireless charging for the first time, and Google introduces its own Pixel Stand as an optional accessory.
Design-new, the new pixels do not look very different from the models from last year and both offer the same IP68 certification as Pixel 2 and 2 XL. But Google has introduced a new "no pink" model for its new, pink phone. It will be offered next to Just Black and Clearly White.
8/10/18: Just a few days after Google's Pixel 3 XL technology was unveiled, the handset was the victim of the last mega-leak. According to Engadget editor Richard Lai, the phone is already on sale in Hong Kong for retailers – and managed to get his hands on one. The device is expected to be 6.3 inches (2,960 x 1,440), the Snapdragon 845 chip coupled with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB and 3732 mAh batteries. On the front of the camera you can find a 12.2 megapixel lock, which is located on the rear panel, and two 8MP front lenses.
Google officially unveils the device on Tuesday and its event begins at 4pm UK.
28. 9. 18: Pixel 3 XL has made another premature look, courtesy of Russian YouTube Rozetked who has recorded the practical video that is the precursor to your Pixel 2 XL. The clip confirms that the 3 XL has the same track as 2 XL with a "significantly" larger display. Ther camera looks more to the new model, though, which means it will be rock if you place it on a flat surface.
While the video tells us nothing else we do not know yet, Rozetked emphasizes that 3 XL has a "new awesome vibration system" similar to that of iDevices, even claiming it can "be better" than Apple's haptic feedback system.
27. 9. 18: Google's so-called Pixel Stand, a wireless charging dock that will accompany Pixel 3 and 3 XL, has been rendered in an escaped image.
Image (above), shared by MySmartPrice, appears to be a print render, confirming that the USB-C docking station has a hidden port at the bottom along with the Google logo. It looks as if you packed the Pixel 3 by putting it on the stand and – once you're connected – it's supposed to turn your smartphone into a smart screen.
24. 9. 18: It seems that Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are not much, but Evan Blass has not stopped his own set of really high-quality and detailed rendering of the Android Pie duo.
Considering that you are still asking … pic.twitter.com/DpRqzsyRem
– Evan Blass (@evleaks) September 21, 2018
Images point to the front of Pixel 3 and a deep Pixel 3 XL slit, which features two front cameras. According to individual models, both models will be equipped with two 8MP snappy snaps at the front: one with autofocus and f / 1.8 aperture and a f / 2.2 secondary focus lens with fixed focus.
19. 9. 18: Pixel 3 and 3 XL have suffered a huge amount of leak in the last few months and are now appearing in an official-looking design. Dutch blog Nieuwe Mobile shares render, which shows Android Pie duo in canvas packs similar to those sold by Google next to pixel 2.
Pictures do not tell us much about Pixel 3 and 6.7-inch Pixel 3 XL technology that confirm single-lens cameras and cameras with two front contours. Pixel XL 3 is a notch also correct and present, unfortunately.
17. 9. 18: Google has confirmed that Pixel 3 and 3 XL models will be available in mint, black and white colors. While smart phones already seem to have little surprise in the store, Google has launched a promo place for the Pixel 3 duel – first apparently from Droid Life – which contains the outline of the phone, along with the words "Coming Soon" and some digital confetti.
Clicking on the Google logo on your phone switches between the colors, except for the confirmation that three models will be available at startup.
3/9/18: Still another The Pixel 3 XL was recorded in the wild – this time at the back of Lyft.
The cab driver has sent pictures from an unreleased smartphone Android Police after the idiot has left the handset at the rear of the vehicle.
"He thought his own Pixel 2 XL somehow disappeared, but he realized it was 3 XL after seeing the slit and the Google logo on the back," the report says.
"The unit had different identification labels that were blocked. The alligator returned the phone to the original owner a few minutes later.
Due to the number of leaks that Pixel 3 XL has suffered, these latest images do not tell us much that we do not know yet. there is a heavy notch, one-lens rear camera and Google's usual two-tone design around the back.
30/8/18: Google will be revealed on its events on October 9th with its large Pixel 3 and 3 XL smartphones.
So he says Bloomberg, which reports in Apple's incoming 2018 iPhone lineup, notes that Google Pixel 3 smartphones will debut a month later on October 9 – debunking earlier rumors of launch on October 4th.
It is unlikely that Google will have many surprises in the store because a number of leaks – supposedly driven by the sale of Pixel 3 XL on the Russian black market – have revealed almost everything to know about Android Pie flags.
28/8/18: Google Pixel 3 XL has been featured in another comprehensive, practical video.
While the availability of the Pixel 3 XL on the black market means that the handset has already been announced in its entirety, the new high-quality unboxing video has given us a closer look at the Android Pie flagship.
Posted by YouTube In DIGI, two and a half minutes video (below) displays the Pixel 3 XL from all angles, confirming its rear glass, crenate display, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a single-lens rear camera.
Unboxing also confirms what's in the box: USB-C Pixel headphones, USB-C adapter to headphone jack and USB-C Quick Switch Adapter.
24/8/18: The huge number of spills around Pixel 3 XL may be attributed to the black market in the uk market that scours an unpublished Google flagship for $ 2,000.
That's it 9to5Google, Which verified that potentially stolen pre-sales headphones can be credited with a huge amount of leakage that comes close to Google's incoming Pixel 3 XL technology.
A vendor trying to entertain a device via a telegram claims that the equipment should originally have been provided to Google engineers and informed buyers that the equipment will be delivered from London worldwide.
A message sent by the seller he saw 9to5Google, says: "There are only 3 pieces of Google Pixel 3 XL I immediately respond to the most popular questions: • The price is $ 2000 • Payment is possible via PayPal or Bitcoin The second is more appropriate because PayPal has a commission for horses for international transfers • Shipping is from London via DHL or FedEx [removed] I also remind you that there is a lot of Google Pixel 2 XL at a good price. Please!"
23/8/18: We're two more months from the official release of Google's other pixels, but we did not stop yet more details about Pixel 3 XL technology.
New high quality pictures of the flagship (below) were published by the Russian blog Rozetked, which reveals almost everything that is known about the handset. Not only does the leakage confirm the 2960×1440 display and the even Pixel 3 XL design, it also shows that the flagship will be equipped with the Google Android Snapdragon 845 processor and built-in Pixel Buds pixels.
Alleged Pixel 3 XL camera samples were also sent to Instagram Khoroshev's user account, which introduced the data reader performance back to the back of the 12MP smartphone.
And if that's not enough, Khoroshev has also released a video from Pixel 3 XL wireless charging in action, which confirms that it will be the first Google smartphone to support wireless charging.
– Maxim Horoshev (@khoroshev) August 22, 2018
21/8/18: The Pixel 3 XL was seen out and public and photographed and MobileSyrup reader.
Spy shots (below), which were acquired on the Canadian public transport system, confirm that the Android Pie flagship will have a deep look in the form of the iPhone X, which will have seemingly two front-end cameras. It remains unclear whether this feature will be applied to the Face ID style menu, or simply portrait mode with a bokeh effect.
The image on the back of the device does not tell us much, but it seems to have a rear camera with one lens and a new curved glass. Dual-tone Google looks like it will remain, although earlier rumors point to a unified color scheme.
13. 8. 18: Early published hands-on video showed that Pixel 3 XL from Google will contain a screen with a 6.7in resolution of note 9.
Four-Minute Video (below), published by the Ukrainian blogger "iVenyaWay", will introduce us for the first time on the working Pixel 3 XL. And despite the earlier supposition that the smartphone will have a modest display of 6.2in, it shows us that the handset will be packed on an OLED screen with a resolution of 6.7 to 2960×1440.
Unlike Note 9, the Pixel 3 XL will sport a rough notch to store its two front cameras and a large chin under the display. It will also feature a 2015-esque single-lens 12.2MP camera on the back, while the Note 9 packs upgraded 12MP dual camera system.
Else this complex leakage confirms that the Pixel 3 XL will be packaged in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB memory card, 3430mAh battery, and a single USB-C port. It will also run Android 9.0 Pie, naturally, and the video will display new Google navigation gestures.
8/8/18: Revealing Pixel 3's report to Google is likely for several months, but Pixel 3 XL production images of "finished" production hardware have not stopped.
Pictures (below), which are coming through Russian technology blogger Channel Lučková, confirm much of what we already know, with a pixel 3-point slit, its single-lens rear camera and a new uniform color scheme, leaving Google its usual two-color design.
A tour of the Headphone Setup menu confirms that Pixel 3 XL runs Android 9 naturally and packs the 8-core Qualcomm processor (probably Snapdragon 845) paired with slow 4GB RAM and Adreno graphics card. The image also confirms the screen resolution of 1440×2960 and the pixel density of 494 pixels.
The leak is also an image that looks like a USB-C headset (above), which confirms earlier rumors that Google is preparing a cable version of its Pixel Bud headphones.
6/8/18: Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were released, courtesy of Google.
YouTube Channel This is Tech Today, who noticed an ad on the Famebit Web site allegedly created by Google that looks for content creators and content creators to cover the upcoming Pixel 3 launch. The ad confirms the smartphone launch date October 4 – the same day Pixel 2 and Pixel's first generation debuted.
Google's gliding comes a few days after the specifications Pixel 3 XL has appeared on Geekbench, confirming that the smartphone is packed with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor that is paired with a relatively small 4 GB RAM. However, the simple score of the 2426 smartphone and the 8355 multi-core score are significantly higher than last year's Pixel 2 XL, which earned a score of 1845 and 6185 points.
30. 7. 18: The Google Pixel 3 XL has been proven to be the brightest of leaks, confirming its colorful "clear white" appearance and shutting down the iPhone-style display.
XDA Developers Forum dr.guru says he has won hands on Google Pixel 3 XL technology, the largest of the two flagship phones Google has been expecting since the beginning of this year.
Legendary images, which are said to reflect Pixel 3 XL Color Bright White, support earlier rumors that the smartphone will be equipped with two front speakers on the front. There will also be a considerable chin on the bottom of the phone, probably the Pixel front speaker will be placed.
The backs of the device confirm that Google is getting rid of two-tone design, but plans to keep the camera with a single-lens rear camera, despite most modern smartphones that sport at least two.
And based on the Fastboot screen of the Pixel 3 XL, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of onboard storage will be packed. According to dr.guru, the expected pixel XL 3 is not running because it was "remotely erased by Google".
29/6/18: If you want to be surprised when Google reveals Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL later this year, you may want to turn away now.
New rendering of Android P duels, based on factory CAD files and shared MySmartPrice on behalf of a recognized manufacturer @OnLeaks, the 3 and 3 XL pixels show from all angles and will strengthen many of what we have seen: glass barriers, single-channel cameras and Google's two-tone design.
The Pixel 3 XL will have a sporty chunky chin and an iPhone-style notch, though smaller than the Apple flagship. It will sit at the top of the display 6.2in the display that MySpartPrice speculation boasts a 19: 9 aspect ratio.
Smaller Google Pixel 3 does not have a notch and instead holds on the frames above and below the aspect ratio display of 5.4 in an aspect ratio of 18: 9, although they look significantly smaller than the frames of the last pixel 2.
Both devices will be running somewhat remote cameras with a single lens on their back, and they seem to sport two sensors forward (though MySmartPrice warns that the second module may be an ambient light sensor).
As for physical dimensions, pixel 3 will measure 145.6×68.2×7.9mm, while Pixel 3 XL will measure 158×76.6×7.9mm. However, both smartphones will measure 8.6 mm thin when the rear impact of the camera is detected.
5K rendering give nothing but confirmation of the USB-C port of the headset and the SIM card, but MySmartPrice notes that we can also expect the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor to power both devices.
Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have an official, though not surprising, debut in October.
8/6/18: The Google Pixel 3 XL was photographed in the wild, which confirms that it's not all exciting.
Pictures (below) coming from XDA Developers meraz9000, show that the Google Android flagship Android flagship will track the trend of the cutout, and an iPhone X-style clip will appear at the top of the screen. This is confirmed by a recent message from Bloomberg (below), which claimed that while Pixel 3 XL will be shot, its smaller pixel 3 will not have the same treatment.
XDA also confirmed that the Pixel 3 XL will have a glass rear wall, suggesting it can offer wireless charging support – even if it does not apply to OnePlus 6 or Moto Z3 Play.
Otherwise things are pretty common. Expect that the Pixel 3 XL, expected to come in October, will have a protruding rear camera with a single lens, a USB-C port and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
31/5/18: Just days after we found a first glance at Google's Pixel 3 and 3 XL, Bloomberg says the headphones will officially debut in October.
The report, which has received information from the usual "people familiar with this issue," claims that – as expected – a larger pixel 3 XL will have a near-edge display with a cut-out at the top. This cutout will not be as wide as the iPhone X, but Bloomberg claims to be higher.
Pixel 3, on the other hand, will not look much like Pixel 2 last year and does not include a protrusion or edge-to-edge design that can be seen on a larger, undoubtedly more expensive model.
Both Android P smartphones are tilted into two front-facing sports cameras that are similar to those you see on the HTC U12 Plus. According to the report, Google will treat cameras with a single lens on the back, but with optimized software, they will support Bokeh dual-camera effects.
With Google's lending features from HTC's latest flagship, it's unlikely to be a surprise if we learn that the engineering talent that HTC acquired at the beginning of this year will be heavily involved in the development of new devices. The report states that Google is allegedly in talks with Foxconn, which deals with assembly.
While it's not the happiest of leaks, Ice Presser says LG Display will deliver OLED panels with Google slots. This would be surprising when LG last year appeared on a critical OLED display in Pixel 2 XL, with users complaining about blue shade, muddy colors and grainy images.
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will appear in October, says Bloomberg and will be exclusive to Verizon.
29/5/18: We still have a few months to become Pixel's official smartphone with another Google gene, but details about Android P smartphones have already begun online.
Our first decline in speculation comes from a pair of allegedly hardened glass screen protectors. Pictures of officially looking accessories were placed in Weibo, across SlashLeaks, and show that Google will be the next Android OEM device that will receive a notch in the style of the iPhone X.
While the presence of the display is hardly surprising because Android P comes with native glare support, leakage suggests that only one of Pixel 3 smartphones – a larger Pixel 3 XL – will be sports one.
And the image – which has since been downloaded from Weibo – shows that the glow of the Pixel 3 XL will be far less disturbing than some and seems to be similar in size to that of OnePlus 6.
Nothing else can be gained from shadowy images, although Pixel 3 and 3 XL appear also on the sports outlets for the ambient light sensor and the front-facing camera. It is possible that, like HTC, Google plans to have dual front cameras on these devices on these devices, as there are numerous cutouts, but it is likely to be another sensor.
While we do not know much about incoming smartphones, we know they will probably debut along with three Pixel smartwatchs.
Codenamed & # 39; Ling & # 39; Sardine & # 39; and Triton expect smartwatch of at least 1GB of RAM, Bluetooth with apt-X, GPS and LTE with Voice over LTE support (VoLTE) -gen Apple watch, smartwatches Pixel will also be able to make calls without pairing with a smartphone.
Health will also focus on smartwatches being set to follow the steps and a roasted heart rate monitor.
No wonder the intelligent chips trio will be based on Qualcomm's Wear OS chip, which reports that it will appear as Snapdragon Wear 3100. This quad-core chip will keep the same 28nm process as Snapdragon Wear 2100 and will use the older ARM Cortex-A7 architecture and Adreno 304 GPU. m